We don’t get to pick the challenges that we face in life. All we can control are our attitudes and actions in response to them. Without our worlds being turned upside down once in a while, we won’t grow.
Are you more comfortable being at the ready to help a friend or family member than you are to ask for help yourself? If you find yourself in need of help, I believe you deserve the chance to change your situation.
A book that I bought to read to my kids reminds me how to keep people and life in perspective.
It’s up to each one of us to decide how to make use of our experiences — whether they will hold us down or lift us up, and whether we’ll bring the people we encounter each day up or down with us. I’ve decided that love is my purpose, and I want to bring others to a place of love as well.
Am I so bothered by the thought of not publishing a blog each week that I’d rather tell an awkward story about myself than not post anything at all? You betcha!
I recently obsessed over having a new portrait done… as much as if the lives of my unborn grandchildren rest on it. But if inner beauty is more important than outer beauty, can someone see your inner beauty just by looking at a portrait? Maybe.
One morning when bumper-to-bumper traffic was crawling, I began paying attention to how drivers were navigating the speed bumps. Quietly, it all became a metaphor to me for how people approach life’s challenges.
It is unavoidable that you will experience pain and fear in your life. As you work hard to heal from it, be grateful that you can grow to become a more loving person.
You can wish on a falling star but its up to you to put in the time and effort to make your dreams come true.